Promise not to commit any more crimes fails to sway court
AS PART of his supreme court application seeking release from jail, a Boonah man told a supreme court justice he had no intention of committing more crimes.
But his bail application was refused because the justice said this did not prove he would not commit any further offences if released.
Sean Neil John Williamson, 27, has been charged with 21 offences including stealing, fraud and breaching bail.
On Tuesday he applied for bail in Brisbane Supreme Court.
Representing himself, he told Justice Jean Dalton that he had no interest in re-offending.
He also said he intended to live with his mother if released.
He later admitted he had previously moved from his mother's house near Logan "to get away from the trouble" and that he instead started living in Boonah.
Mr Williamson said he was working and staying out of trouble when he "just got involved in smoking marijuana" and his life went downhill.
Justice Dalton said Mr Williamson had faced several judges before who had warned him to get on the "straight and narrow" but he had ignored them.
"He offered no concrete reason why he will not re-offend now other than that was not his intention," Justice Dalton said.
She dismissed his bail application.